Adding It Up: Investing in Sexual and Reproductive Health
Adding It Up is an ongoing Guttmacher Institute project that estimates the need for, impact of and costs associated with providing essential sexual and reproductive health services. Its component studies illustrate the investment needed to ensure these services are available to all women of reproductive age (15–49) and their newborns—as well as to adolescents, specifically—in low- and middle-income countries.
The latest Adding It Up study for all low- and middle-income countries features an in-depth report with estimates for 2019, and it is accompanied by a detailed methodology report; fact sheets that summarize overall needs, as well as the specific needs of adolescents; and a policy analysis that focuses on the United States’ role in addressing global sexual and reproductive health needs. A number of additional country-level and regional resources will be added in fall 2020. Explore all of our Adding It Up resources below.